According to a new report, a former WWE wrestler tried to defend her actions where she pulled out her bloody tampon and tried to shove it down her opponent's throat. Priscilla Kelly had to face major backlash from fans and viewers on social media from all over the world after footage of her stunt in Los Angeles in December went viral.
21-year-old Kelly was a participant in WWE's Mae Young Classic last year, and while defending her vile actions, said that it was all fake and urged critics not to "take life so serious all the time". A lot of the backlash that she received was from those within the wrestling community.
Priscilla Kelly giving Tuna the TUNA! #SuburbanFightProWrestling #SuburbanFight #PriscillaKelly #Tuna @priscillakelly_ @Suburbanxfight pic.twitter.com/nmyRW8OEXq— Adam Ramirez (@AdamRivalPro) December 31, 2018
People from the wrestling community slammed Kelly and described her as "disgusting", adding that it was "embarrassing" for the industry. And in response to those messages, Kelly tweeted: "Hey guys. Ya know, it's all fake. 21+ show with a bar. Can't take life so serious all the time. Call me what you will…"
Later, in a bid to probably save face after her stunt was termed as extremely graphic and vile, she again tweeted: "A penis is funny and awesome. A vagina is disgusting and trashy. #Equality?" She added, "Really had no intentions of going 'viral', I just thought it was funny. But thanks, guys!"
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One of the people who called out Kelly for her inappropriate stunt was former WWE superstar Gail Kim, who refused to even repost the footage. "I'm seeing this post of a women's match that got disgusting and I'm not gonna repost it Bc it's seriously a disgrace. Why??? Whoever thought that was a spot that was gonna get a pop and was worth it..... NO. how about telling a story in the ring with your wrestling instead?" she tweeted.
WWE wrestler Brian G. Jame said in a since-deleted tweet: "This stuff is the reason some people despise our industry. It's got nothing to do with 'taking life seriously' it's about dignity and personal pride. She obviously has none!"
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"I've always loved the idea of not being what people expect me to be." -Dita Von Teese 🌹 #HellsFavoriteHarlot
Wrestling booker Jim Cornette also hit out, saying: "Anyone who calls themselves a 'pro wrestler', yet defends any stupid thing they've done with telling fans 'It's fake anyway', male or female, is a piece of s**t and should be boiled in oil and have the fat sold for soap. These maggots on the carcass of the business disgust me."
However, Kelly's supporters and fans too defended the stunt, calling it art and accused critics of being sexist. One user wrote: "Joey Ryan uses his dick, asshole, and a taint rubbed blow pop in spots and has a more than healthy following. Is a wrestling icon. Priscilla Kelly, rather brilliantly, uses a tampon in a spot, and y'all are in an uproar. Why y'all so angry about vaginas?"